Ringling Bros. Says Circus Closing ‘Not a Win’ for Animal Rights Groups

Ringling Bros. Says Circus Closing 'Not a Win' for Animal Rights GroupsThe owners of the famed Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus today pushed back against the idea that animal rights protests influenced the company's decision to end its circus performances in May of this year. The family-run Feld Entertainment company that owns the 146-year-old circus billed as "the greatest show on Earth" said at a press conference today in Florida that animal rights groups should not claim the circus' closing as a victory. "This is not a win for animal rights activists," Kenneth Feld, the company's CEO said.

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January 16, 2017 6:51 pm

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